Butterflies and Moths of the World Generic Names and their Type-species

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Genus:
Fraus Walker, 1856 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (7) : 1549 [key], 1564.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HEPIALOIDEA : HEPIALIDAE

Type-species:
Fraus simulans Walker, 1856. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1564.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 887.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

See also: Hectomanes Meyrick, 1890.

FRAUS was included within the family HEPIALIDAE by Kristensen (1999).

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Junior name(s):
Hectomanes Meyrick, 1890: 1118 (key), 1125.


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